The Batman release date has been the subject of much speculation for the past year. In addition to that, the screenplay was written by Chris Terrio (Argo) based on a story by himself and director Matt Reeves.
The release date of The Batman:
The Batman release date has shifted around a lot. Recently, it was set for October 1, 2021, but a wave of Warner Bros. delays has moved that back: The Batman release date is now March 4, 2022.
The cast of The Batman:
- Robert Pattinson as Bruce Wayne / Batman
- Zoë Kravitz as Selina Kyle / Catwoman
- Paul Dano as Edward Nashton / Riddler
- Jeffrey Wright as James Gordon
- John Turturro as Carmine Falcone
- Peter Sarsgaard as Gil Colson
- Barry Keoghan as Stanley Merkel
- Jayme Lawson as Bella Reál
- Andy Serkis as Alfred Pennyworth
- Colin Farrell as Oswald “Oz” Cobblepot / Penguin
The plot of The Batman:
We now know a lot more about Batman’s story, judging by the latest trailer. In it, Riddler prods and pokes at both Batman and Jim Gordon, leading them to investigate a murder or possibly a series of murders.
Gotham normally racks up the body count, so don’t be surprised if it’s the latter. The film is also set during the Caped Crusader’s second year on the job so don’t expect everything to be rosy for the crime-fighting vigilante.
“It’s early and Batman’s still a vigilante,” the director said at fandom. He’s not yet the symbol of hope. He’s still a growing legend. People wonder whether he exists. It’s one of the things he will confront in the story.”
Interestingly, The Batman is confirmed to exist on its own Earth in the multiverse, so don’t expect crossovers with Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker or any of the mainline DCEU characters, such as Henry Cavill’s Superman.
The Batman director: Who is Matt Reeves?
Matt Reeves signed on to direct The Batman back in 2017 after Ben Affleck stepped down as director. Affleck eventually left the cape and cowl behind, but Reeves stayed and has been helming the project ever since.
His most famous work to date is Cloverfield, with his work on Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and War for the Planet of the Apes also widely acclaimed.
Will, there be a sequel of The Batman:
It’s too early to tell if The Batman will get any follow-up movies. Given the popularity of the character, however, we certainly think it will. There will be other stories for Reeves to tell – should he wish to return, that is and there’s every chance that the director has laid the groundwork for the future sequel in this movie.